Mon., October 22, 2012 11:30am
Fulton County has hired a consultant to help oversee next month's election after its old voting chief resigned. State voting officials and local candidates had criticized Fulton County for its handling of this year's primary election.
Tue., August 28, 2012 11:02am
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday that it will accept applications for loan assistance for Georgia enterprises in 12 counties affected by the drought. The aid program targets farm-related and other entities not covered by aid from the Department of Agriculture.
Tue., August 14, 2012 10:01am
A Fulton County commissioner has asked county leaders to review their contract with an Atlanta development project after reports that taxpayers paid for such things as alcohol and a wedding gift.
Mon., August 6, 2012 10:02am
Fulton County election officials are planning to meet amid criticism of their handling of the vote count from last Tuesday's election. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said he was concerned about what he called "numerous and substantial issues" surrounding the administration of the election in the metro Atlanta county.
Wed., August 1, 2012 10:02am
Election results from the Georgia Secretary of State show that nearly 73 percent of voters in Cobb County approved Sunday sales in unincorporated areas of the county just northwest of Atlanta. About 75 percent of voters in Fulton County had approved the measure with most precincts reporting results.
Thu., June 30, 2011 10:34am
A law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested four people who worked at the Fulton County Jail. The official told The Associated Press the four were arrested Thursday morning at the Atlanta complex. Anonymity was requested because the official was not authorized to speak publicly.
Wed., June 22, 2011 9:52am
A Fulton County judge has temporarily halted the execution of an inmate while she considers his challenge to Georgia's recent switch to a new legal injection drug. Roy Willard Blankenship was to be executed Thursday for the 1978 murder of a Savannah woman. It would be the first in Georgia using pentobarbital as part of its three-drug combination.
Thu., January 6, 2011 5:39pm
Governor Perdue announces new IT services will bring 110 jobs to Atlanta area
Fri., July 23, 2010 4:19pm
A report by federal monitors says foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties are being abused and neglected at the highest rate in four years. The report found that 25 of just over 21-hundred children were abused or neglected.
Fri., May 7, 2010 2:23pm
A Fulton County judge has ruled that the Georgia Charter Schools Commission